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La vie promise ()


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A prostitute and her teenager daughter, will have to run away after the girl stabs her mother's pimp. The woman will try to find her son, which she hasn't seen in 8 years.

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Sylvia
Pascal Greggory ...
Joshua
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Laurence
Fabienne Babe ...
Sandra
André Marcon ...
Piotr
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Maquereau 1 (as Louis Do de Lencquesaing)
David Martins ...
Maquereau 2
Édith Le Merdy ...
Femme hameau
Denis Braccini ...
Policier en civil
Irène Ismaïloff ...
Femme du policier en civil
Naguime Bendidi ...
Comionneur
Frédéric Maranber ...
Gérant motel
Valérie Flan ...
Femme ferme
Paul-Alexandre Bardela ...
Petit garçon ferme
Abdelkader ...
Policier Péage
Jean-Luc Mimault ...
Guichetier gare (as Jean-Luc Mimo)
Sylvie Lafontaine ...
Vendeuse jouets
Volker Marek ...
Père de Piotr
Janine Souchon ...
Marie-Josée
Gilles Treton ...
Employé Poste
Mélanie Vaudaine ...
Femme de Piotr
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Serveuse café
Rémy Roubakha ...
Georges
Élisabeth Commelin ...
Infirmière psy (as Elisabeth Commelin)
Jérôme Le Paulmier ...
Type bétaillère
Eric Franquelin ...
Motard
Samir Djama ...
Jeune en mobylette
Timothée Rouaix ...
Yanis 8 ans
Tatiana Porto ...
Fille du policier en civil
Diana Jones ...
Stripteaseuse
Leila Barazutti ...
Serveuse 1 (as Leila Barazzutti)
Sarah Cacoub ...
Serveuse 2
Ali Idris ...
Jeune en mobylette 1
Alexandre Murard ...
Jeune en mobylette 2
Paul Hervet ...
Homme ferme
Hélène Né ...
Mère de Piotr
Bryan Gaippe ...
Yanis 2 ans
Jérôme Mattos ...
Vendeur fleurs
Olivia Sitton ...
Copine Laurence
Karine Lebris ...
Prostituée 1 (as Karine Le Bris)
Romina Riggi ...
Prostituée 2
Véronique Levy ...
Prostituée 3
Laurence Laffitte ...
Prostituée 4
Jasmine Taibbe ...
Prostituée 5 (as Jasmina Taibbe)
Mathias Honoré ...
Client cabriolet

Directed by

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Olivier Dahan

Written by

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Olivier Dahan ... ()
 
Agnès Fustier-Dahan ... ()

Produced by

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Jean-Pierre Dionnet ... associate producer
Éric Névé ... producer

Cinematography by

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Alex Lamarque

Film Editing by

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Richard Marizy

Editorial Department

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Christophe Bousquet ... color timer
Sophie Delecourt ... assistant editor
Lionel Kopp ... post-production director
Benjamin Weill ... additional assistant editor

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Olivier Carbone

Production Design by

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Marco Bardochan

Costume Design by

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Gigi Lepage

Production Management

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Sonia Duclos ... production manager trainee
Catherine Lapoujade ... production manager
Thierry Magniez ... unit manager
Antoine Rabaté ... post-production supervisor
Eric Simille ... assistant unit manager: second unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ivan Fegyveres ... second assistant director
Mathias Honoré ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Maud Alphaize ... assistant art director
Vincent Amiel ... construction coordinator
Jérôme Billa ... set decoration buyer
Alphaize Maud ... assistant art director
Joël Molines ... carpenter
Samirha Salmi ... carpenter

Sound Department

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Antoine Deflandre ... sound
Jacques Descomps ... assistant auditorium
Marc Doisne ... re-recording mixer
Xavier Drouault ... assistant foley artist
Michel Filippi ... adr supervisor
Jean-Paul Hurier ... re-recording mixer / sound mixer
Nikolas Javelle ... assistant sound editor
Frédéric Mascaras ... boom operator (as Fred Mascaras)
Bridget O'Driscoll ... dialogue editor
Philippe Penot ... foley artist
Pascal Villard ... sound
Jérôme Wiciak ... sound

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Hubert Fourneaux ... visual effects
Bertrand Levallois ... visual effects producer
Kilou Picard ... visual effects coordinator: visual effects

Stunts

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Jean-Louis Airola ... stunt performer
Isabelle Peinaud ... stunt assistant

Camera and Electrical Department

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Nicolas Bary ... video assistant
Patrick Contesse ... gaffer
Olivier Dahan ... camera operator
Alex Lamarque ... camera operator
Jean-Claude Lother ... still photographer
Valentin Monge ... Steadicam operator
Dan Occo ... Steadicam operator
Steeven Petitteville ... second assistant camera
Frédéric Wormser ... focus puller

Casting Department

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Anne Barbier ... extras casting
Julien Greco ... casting assistant
Emilie Maggiar ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Isabelle Pannetier ... costumer

Music Department

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Stéphane Reichart ... music scoring mixer

Other crew

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Stéphane Boulay ... car preparer
Christine Ferrer ... script supervisor
Yael Levy ... production coordinator

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive and bond with each other. Written by Peter

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Also Known As
  • Ghost River (World-wide, English title)
  • The Promised Life (World-wide, English title)
  • Horis elpida (Greece)
  • Silvia oltre il fiume (Italy)
  • Obiecane zycie (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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